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Dec 9, 2012 3:00am PST
with the detail. >> reporter: michigan is the birthplace of the united auto workers, but the future of unions in this state is in question at this hour, the fate over labor unions in michigan is vocal and visual. thousands of protesters stormed the state capitol. the measures were introduced and passed in a single day. rushed through democrats, argue, calling it a subversion of the ledge layive process. >> it terrifies me that they're trying to pass this through so quickly with no discussion from the other side, no understanding of what's important in it. >> the measures would make it illegal for unions and employers to mandate employees join a union or pay any money to the union. i spoke to michigan's republican governor rick schneider. >> i don't view it as anti-union at all. >> they tell me it's anti-worker, saying it gives workers less of a voice. what do you say to that? >> that's backward. this is about being pro worker. again, giving workers the choice, the freedom to choose, that's fundamental. >> so his legislation is anti-worker. it's going to end up being a devastating blow to the
Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
by tuesday that allow workers to unionize companies to avoid paying dues. the critics would hurt union strength, but supporters say it will bring jobs to the state. democrats and union supporters are planning a massive rally at the state capital the same day. >>> in money news, holiday hiring may have given a big boost to the job report retailers hired more people in november than any other month. on record since 1939, according to the labor department. 146,000 jobs added to the economy last month and the unemployment rate fell to a four-year low of 7.7%, partly because thousands of people have just stopped looking for work. >>> at number four, president obama asking congress for $60.4 billion in emergency aid for superstorm sandy recovery efforts. thatie request falls short of total damage estimates. they say they'll need closer to $82 billion to repair their states. >>> it's been more than 15 years since he was mysteriously gunned down, but the los angeles coroner's office has finally released the autopsy report on rapper christopher wallace, also known as the notorious big or biggy
Dec 1, 2012 3:00am PST
that one. no more twinkies, but, yes, the company was locked in a strike with its bakers union over contract terms that have been set. the ceo said if you don't come back to work, guess what, we'll have to close down and the workers actually called his bluff. they didn't come back and we saw what happened, the company move under to liquidation. >> after we read the story about the closure, i went out looking for twinkies at three stores, no where. i'm not paying 60 bucks a box. the transition was rough, 18,000 workers laid off, but we heard executives are going to get their bonuses. >> of course, they are. but not as simple as the headline reads. also called retention pay. kind of creative there. hostess is paying its executives to stay and help the company through the liquidation. and they have to meet certain benchmarks. they need people who have been running the place, of course, to help sell the company. which means we could, once again, see the twinkies in the lunch boxes. you never know. a girl can dream. you never had a twinkie? >> i never had a twinkie. you have had a twinki
Dec 23, 2012 3:00am PST
, "the union i union" named kim jong-un, but the chinese government thought it was real and they reported it. >> but, remember china is north korea's greatest ally and supporter. so, china does see him as sexy. >> why the fascination with him? >> again, the third in the kim dynasty. his grandfather was the founder of north korea. we never saw a photograph of kim jong-un until recently when his father named him as a successor. he went to switzerland. he went to the school where nobody ever knew exactly who he was and believe it or not he is an nba and nike fan and i find it quite fascinating, he does his own buzz cuts, which have become very popular in north korea. >> yeah, okay, that's good to know. listen, we know he had big shoes to fill taking over for his father. the thousands of north koreans lining the streets of pyonyang at the funeral. but now he had this rocket launch. i mean, that was a success. does that change things for him? how is he viewed? >> certainly internal and it does. in april there was a failed launch. so the fact that this one was a success, is terribly important i
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